Weekend Guide 10+ Things To Do in Jax This Weekend

  • by Sali Salameh
  • February 16, 2021

Looking for some new things to do this weekend, you’ve come to the right place! This weekend is all about giving back to the community with a beach and neighborhood clean-up, let’s help keep Jax beautiful! There are a few events to participate in like a movie night at the Jumbo Shrimp Ballpark, an Icemen game, and a family farm day! Check out these and more below and don’t forget to tag us @904happyhour and #904happyhour. 

Historic LaVilla Cleanup

Make plans to join us in historic LaVilla for a special community clean up we are hosting in coordination with the Downtown Investment Authority, The Downtown Dwellers, and DTJax! The event will take place from 9-11am this Saturday, is family friendly & includes all supplies you’ll need! We will also be doing a scavenger hunt with chances to win a $100 gift card! Community service & volunteer hour sign offs will be available at the event.

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Masquerade Ball – Bridal Expo

Masquerade Ball - Premier Bride Expo is happening this Sunday at the Renaissance Resort at World Golf Village! At the expo, meet the area’s top wedding professionals in a safe and socially distanced environment!  Swag bags for all engaged couples, taste testing, fashion and more!

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Family Movie Night 

Disney’s The Princess and the Frog will be showing at The Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp 121 Financial Ballpark this Satruday from 6pm – 9pm. They are kicking off their illustrious 2021 Family Movie Night calendar on the high-definition video board. Gates open at 5 p.m.

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Jacksonville Beach Cleanup

Help make Jax Beaches beautiful and clean this Saturday. This cleanup has 3 beach locations - please be sure to RSVP for the correct location for supply planning purposes. There are multiple locations: Jacksonville Beach (Oceanfront Park), Beaches Town Center (Atlantic Blvd Beach Access), Ponte Vedra Beach (Mickler Beach Access).  Each location will have pre-event beach yoga at 8am then a community cleanup from 9am-11am. Prizes will be awarded at 11:15am.

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Local Love Pop Up Market 

This Thursday, Hyperion Brewing Company will be transforming their beer garden into a local vendor shopping event from 6pm - 9pm . Sip on your favorite beverage and stroll under the sprawling jasmine while shopping your favorite local vendors. Chefs Corner Kitchen will be open and will have the entire menu available for dinner & tapas. 

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Taste of Italy – Wine Pairing Dinner

Enjoy a 5 course authentic Italian meal paired perfectly with wine selections from the same regions at this exclusive guided tasting event. Native Italian, Diana Testa, owner of Italian cooking lessons, will share her passion and culture with you while explaining what makes each region unique. Wine  expert, Colin from Republic National, has selected wines from each featured region and will guide you through tasting each pairing. The simplest and best ingredients together with the love for ITALIA will make you feel like you were in Italy for one night! Happening this Thursday from 6:30pm – 8:30pm at Pinspiration!

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Sip, Shop, Share the Love! 

Sip Cozy is hosting a vendor market from 10am -3pm this Saturday. This Feel the Love Jax event is to support for local, female-owned companies. Come out to Hotel Palms to listen to the panel of guest speakers, participate in a workout class, and do a little shopping!

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Legacy Ale Works 2nd Anniversary 

After surviving what has been the most impossible year, Legacy Ale Works is excited to announce the dates of their 2nd Anniversary Celebration! They’ll be celebrating in grand fashion with a number of new beer releases, awesome food and live music in the courtyard each day during the 3-day celebration. Below are some of the preliminary details of the event - more details to follow: Hours: Friday and Saturday open 1pm - 11pm and Sunday open 12pm - 8pm.

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Coconut Barrell Farmers Market 

From 4-7 p.m. every Thursday come enjoy fresh food, live music, craft shopping & fun at the Coconut Barrel Artisan Market. 3175 U.S. Highway 1 South, St. Augustine

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St. Augustine Arts and Crafts Festival

Visit this festival featuring handmade items such as ceramics, stained glass, photography, soaps and more at the St. Johns County Ocean Pier Park. Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 350 A1A Beach Blvd., St. Augustine Beach 352-344-0657

Explore Egans Creek Greenway in Fernandina Beach

Egans Creek Greenway features grass-covered trails ideal for walking and bicycling, a nature pavilion and picnic area located at the Atlantic Avenue entrance, benches, a boardwalk, educational kiosks, and several areas designated for wildlife viewing. Local wildlife, such as alligators, marsh rabbits, and many birds, may be enjoyed from a distance. A restroom is available at the Nature Pavilion.

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Bike the Jacksonville-Baldwin Rail Trail

Just west of bustling downtown Jacksonville, the Jacksonville-Baldwin Rail-Trail, one of north Florida's oldest, most unique trails. Once a part of the CSX railway line, the Jacksonville-Baldwin Rail Trail is a thoroughfare for hikers, bikers, and equestrians. This unique park provides a 14.5-mile greenway between Imeson Road and County Road 121, just past the town of Baldwin. A dense tree canopy shelters much of the nearly 15-mile paved path, providing habitat for hawks, wood storks, stilts and belted kingfishers. 

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The Best Waterfront Dining in Jacksonville, Amelia Island and St. Augustine

Jacksonville and its surrounding areas are full of great spots to dine on the water. Check out the best waterfront dining spots in Jacksonville, Amelia Island and St. Augustine. 

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Top Date Night Spots 

Check out our guide for some of the best date night spots in Jax! Whether you're looking for restaurants in Amelia Island, St. Augustine or in town we got you covered! 

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Have a Picnic in a Park

We've curated a list of 15 popular picnic spots in and around Jax. Grab your blankets and get out to enjoy some of these beautiful spots in North Florida!

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Eat Healthy & Right with SuperFit Foods

It’s the time of year to eat healthy with meal prepping made easy thanks to SuperFitFoods. COUPON: Get 25% OFF your first order with promo code “904” SuperFit Foods offers delicious & healthy cold pressed juices & meals that are cooked & prepared locally - Delivered right to your front door! They offer over 120 delicious meal options.

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Family Farm Fun Day

This Sunday, take your entire family from 12pm – 5pm to Diamond D Ranch. There will be wagon rides, nature walks, pony rides, bounce houses, an animal orientation, a dixie cartwheel, and more! Join the fun and buy your tickets soon. 

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Jax IceMen 

This Friday and Saturday starting 7pm, The Icemen take on South Carolina Stingrays. Go out and support Jax at the Vystar Veterns Arena. 

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